The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFC 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
-22.52% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
501 295 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.96% 16.18% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 162 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £15.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFC across the Hampshire region.

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

NFC
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC.

1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
1 1 (33.33%) Degree